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What is the difference between sexual difficulty and sexual dysfunction?

It is a dysfunction if it is causing clinical distress


A sexual dysfunction must be experienced in _______ cases of sexual activity

almost all or all


What are the four male sexual dysfunction disorders?

1. Male hypoactive sexual desire disorder
2. Erectile disorder
3. Delayed ejaculation
4. Premature ejaculation


What are the three female sexual dysfunction disorders?

1. Female sexual interest/arousal disorder
2. Female orgasmic disorder
3. Genito-pelvic pain/penetration disorder


Risk factors for Erectile Disorder include:

- smoking
- obesity
- hypertension
- diabetes
- sedentary lifestyle


Orgasm in females is a ______ rather than _______ response

learned, automatic


What are the differences between psychogenic vs organic erectile dysfunction?

Often sudden onset vs gradual deterioration

Preservation of morning/nocturnal erections vs decrease in morning/nocturnal erections

Achieve erection with masturbation vs no erection with masturbation

May be partner-specific vs no loss of libido?

younger patient vs presence of comorbid conditions


Sexual ________ should be promoted despite functional challenges



Biochemical aids for female sexual dysfunctions have not really progressed as often these issues are ...

closely linked to psychological issues, relationship satisfaction


For genito-pelvic pain/penetration disorder, the combination of __________, __________, and _________ is often very helpful

1. Kegel exercises and vaginal weights
2. Vaginal lubricants
3. Vaginal moisturisers


What are sensate focus exercises?

Non-goal-oriented physical intimacy exercises - takes the pressure off performance and achieving orgasm